Some anniversary gift ideas for parents include giving them an album filled with pictures of their children from the time they were infants to adulthood, giving them a list of all the things people have learned from them or sending them on a dream trip to a destination they have always wanted to visit. The right anniversary gift for one's parents depends on their personalities and interests.Continue Reading
Sentimental parents might appreciate an album of memories of their family life. Pictures of just the children and their parents are ideal. They can be formal portraits taken throughout the years as well as random candid shots from birthday parties, family trips and holidays. To make the gift more elegant, an online photo site can help users create a hard-bound coffee table book with the pictures.
It is also possible to create a list of everything parents have taught others about love and marriage over the years. The number of items on the list should match the number of years the parents have been married. The list can be framed or printed like a small picture book.
Surprise parents who love to travel with an all-expense paid trip to a place they have always wanted to visit. Some possibilities include New York City, Paris, Hawaii or a Caribbean island.Learn more about Anniversaries
Finding a great second anniversary gift is made easier by following the standard gift categories associated with the anniversary, specifically choosing something cotton as a traditional gift or china as a more modern gift. Other options include something with the second anniversary gemstone, which is garnet; color, which is red; or flower, which is cosmos.Full Answer >
No one is sure where or when the wedding anniversary gift chart originated, although it has been around for more than 100 years. Martha Stewart Living believes the inventor of the list was from the Victorian Era, since Victorian people were passionate about celebrations. Hallmark notes that Emily Post first published a list of traditional anniversary gifts in 1922.Full Answer >
The 40th wedding anniversary is the ruby anniversary, so gifts in red such as wine, ruby red grapefruit, clothing and roses are good gifts for parents. Children who want to buy jewelry can give ruby earrings to their mother and rose gold cufflinks to their father. Another option is to plan a ruby red themed 40th anniversary party with the family.Full Answer >
"Have a happy Diamond Wedding, a day that's filled with fun, and remember 60 years ago, when two became one" is a good poem for parents celebrating their 60th anniversary as it provides a cheerful and memorable rhyme. "After 60 years, you still say 'I Love You'...May Diamond remind you, you share a special happiness life gives to very few" is another poem idea for celebrating a 60th anniversary as it reminds the couple to appreciate their special bond.Full Answer >